Info about whales, outing ideas, packages and more! WHALE AND WILDLIFE WATCHING
Whale in Tadoussac
Photo: Marc Loiselle/Tourisme Côte-Nord - Manicouagan
10 Things You May Not Know about Whales

Whether you head out to sea or stay on the shore, you can observe up to 13 species of whales in the Estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Did you know that these fascinating creatures play an essential role in the health of the planet? That they don’t drink water? That several species develop long-term relationships? Find out more about these majestic marine mammals here!

Atlantic Puffins
Photo: Éric Deschamps
Wildlife Watching:
7 Outing Ideas

Would you like to encounter wildlife during your next trip to the maritime regions of Québec? Here are a few attractions to add to your itinerary, along with tips to help you plan your stay!

Photo: Plongée Alpha
Interview with...
Filmmaker Mario Cyr

The waters surrounding the Îles de la Madeleine hold no secrets for Mario Cyr. The world-renowned underwater cinematographer shares some of his experiences of the Islands in this interview.

  Wildlife Video
Share Your Photos on…

Have you taken any great photos of wildlife in the maritime regions of Québec? Please share them with us on Instagram and tag them with #quebecbythesea and #quebecmaritime. Who knows, we might select one of your photos to be featured in a top 3 post on our blog!

Photo: Éric Deschamps
Photo: Hôtel Universel
Whale-Watching Cruise
Hôtel Universel Rivière-du-Loup
Starting from CAN$157

June 9 to September 8, 2019


This package includes:

  • 1 night
  • 1 breakfast
  • 1 whale-watching cruise on the St. Lawrence (3h30)
  • Access to the indoor pool

Find out more

Photo: Pierre Carbonneau
Mountain Stay in Summer
Auberge de montagne des Chic-Chocs
Starting from CAN$224

July 5 to September 12, 2019


This package includes:

  • Transportation from Sainte-Anne-des-Monts
  • 1 night at the lodge
  • Healthy and delicious meals
  • Guides and equipment

Find out more

  White-tailed deer
Photo: Sépaq
Camping Package on Anticosti
Parc national d’Anticosti
Starting from CAN$560


June 24 to August 15, 2019


This package includes:

  • Round-trip flight from Mont-Joli
  • 3 nights of camping
  • Vehicle with radio transceiver
  • Admission to the park

Find out more

Want More Info?

Visit our Whale and Wildlife Watching page for more information: species to see, places to visit, packages, etc.

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